Blade Nzimande revealed that 67% of NSFAS beneficiaries have also benefitted from SASSA grants. South Africans took to social media to share their thoughts.
Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande says the department is not in a 'financial position' to support tertiary institutions and also mentioned budget cuts.
Blade Nzimande revealed on Thursday that NSFAS funds have been allocated for first-year university students adding that it had nothing to do with the protests.
Minister Blade Nzimande says Jacob Zuma's announcement of free higher education in 2017 made things difficult for the NSFAS due to various current factors.
The 501Y.V2 Covid-19 variant protects those who have been infected by it and earlier mutations, according to new research revealed by scientists on Wednesday.
#BladeMustFall is trending as South Africans use the tag to share their anger at the fact that NSFAS registration will not be reopening for the year of 2021.